Thai Mythology

The colorful Gods of Thailand

PHRA ANGKARN

Thai War God

Also known as Phra Angkhan, พระอังคาร

Thai God of Mars and Conflict — and Pink

He is a War God just like his Hindu equivalent ANGKARA.

Unusually for a War God — or indeed any god — his designated sacred color is pink. Yes, pink. In fact we can’t think of any other deity whose chosen color veers anywhere near the direction of salmon, rose, magenta or fuchsia. Most deities plump for one of the non-nonsense primary colors like blue or yellow.

You might be thinking that red would be a more appropriate hue for a God of Mars, but the color red was already taken by Phra Athit the Sun God, you see. It’s first come, first served in this business.

Never mind. Phra Angkarn is proud of his rose-colored attributes and is very popular. His special day is Tuesday, so if you were born on his day we can confidently predict that you are highly aggressive and love pink.

Phra Angkarn Facts and Figures

Name: Phra Angkarn
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Phra Angkhan, พระอังคาร

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Thailand
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 101

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Article last revised on May 05, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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